Categories for Integrated GRC Guides

Risk Management Maturity Evaluation (self-assessment)

May 7, 2024 2:56 pm

Introduction: Welcome to the Risk Management Maturity Evaluation. Measuring risk maturity is crucial as it provides organisations with a comprehensive understanding of their current risk management capabilities and identifies areas for improvement. It enables organisations to evolve from reactive approaches to proactive strategies, fostering resilience and ensuring alignment with business objectives amidst an ever-changing risk landscape. This self-assessment is designed to help you evaluate your organisation’s risk maturity, identify areas where you may need to improve, and take proactive steps towards responsible risk management. The evaluation will guide you through various aspects of risk management, from understanding your risk strategy... Read more

The Essential Risk Management Guide

April 5, 2023 9:19 am

An introduction to the fundamentals of Risk Management & Risk Management software, best practices, and resources, all in one place. Table of Contents: Chapter 1: What is Risk Management? Chapter 2: The need for Risk Management Chapter 3: What do the standards say? Chapter 4: What is Risk Assessment? Chapter 5: Why the need for Risk Management Software? Chapter 6: What Risk Management software will do for my organisation Chapter 7: Steps to the successful implementation of Risk Management software Chapter 8: Considerations and key questions when buying Risk Management software Chapter 9: Key feature comparison checklist Chapter 1: What... Read more

The Essential Internal Audit Guide

April 5, 2023 9:00 am

CONTENTS Chapter 1: What is Internal audit? Chapter 2: The need for internal audit Chapter 3: What do the standards say? Chapter 4: Why implement internal audit software? Chapter 5: What will internal audit software do for my business? Chapter 6: Steps to the successful implementation of internal audit software Chapter 7: Considerations and key questions when buying internal audit software Chapter 8: Key Feature comparison checklist CHAPTER 1: WHAT IS INTERNAL AUDIT? According to the Definition of Internal Auditing in The IIA’s International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF), internal auditing is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value... Read more

BarnOwl Brochure

April 1, 2023 2:50 pm

BarnOwl software provides an integrated, holistic and system-driven approach to GRC and assurance.

BarnOwl Compliance Management Datasheet

April 1, 2023 2:30 pm

The BarnOwl compliance module enables an organisation to document and manage its regulatory universe by identifying and monitoring compliance to the acts,

How to implement Risk Management Software effectively

March 30, 2023 1:50 pm

For the successful implementation of any system we need to take into consideration people, process and systems: People: We require buy-in for risk management from the top and execution and ownership from management. We need a passionate and committed project champion. We need a champion / facilitator to drive the collection of quality input on an ongoing basis resulting in quality output which the business leaders can use when making business decisions. Process: We need a defined process. Fortunately the risk management process is well defined in the COSO and ISO31000 frameworks. System: We need a system that is simple... Read more

Risk Management (RM) Software Buyers Guide

March 30, 2023 1:40 pm

Download our free Risk Management (RM) Software Buyer’s Guide which highlights key areas to consider when determining which risk management software solution to purchase, including: The need for Risk Management (RM) What do the standards say? Why implement risk management software Steps to the successful implementation of risk management software Considerations and key questions when buying risk management software Key feature comparison checklist

Compliance Software Buyers Guide

March 30, 2023 1:30 pm

Download the Compliance Software Buyer’s Guide which contains important information for evaluating compliance software solutions.

Internal Audit Software Buyers Guide

March 30, 2023 1:10 pm

Download our Internal Audit Software Buyer’s Guide which highlights key areas to consider when determining which internal audit software solution to purchase, including: The need for internal audit What do the standards say? Why implement risk management software Steps to the successful implementation of internal audit software Considerations and key questions when buying internal audit software Key feature comparison checklist About BarnOwl

Proposal Template

March 14, 2023 3:38 pm

Request for Proposal Template for Governance, Risk, Compliance and Audit Software

BarnOwl Risk Management Datasheet

March 1, 2023 2:40 pm

The BarnOwl risk management module facilitates a structured and systematic approach to risk management by providing an effective way of prioritising and managing risk and opportunity across the organisation in pursuit of business objectives and strategy

BarnOwl Audit Management Datasheet

March 1, 2023 2:20 pm

The BarnOwl audit module is a highly configurable audit management solution that supports the full internal audit life cycle of planning, execution, reporting, monitoring, and follow-ups enabling an organisation to streamline and standardise its internal audit processes

BarnOwl Intelligence Datasheet

March 1, 2023 2:10 pm

The BarnOwl business intelligence module provides interactive, drill-down dashboards transforming risk, compliance and audit data into valuable business insight and foresight.

Arbutus Integration Datasheet

February 1, 2023 2:00 pm

BarnOwl is a fully integrated, risk management, compliance and audit software solution. Arbutus is arguably the most powerful data analytics software on the market. BarnOwl GRC integrated with Arbutus Analytics, provides the ultimate continuous monitoring solution.

BarnOwl / IRMSA Risk Maturity Survey 2017

February 3, 2017 10:59 am

BarnOwl is proud to announce the release of its third Annual Risk Maturity Survey Report 2017. The aim of the survey was to gain insight into risk maturity levels across a broad range of organisations in Southern Africa, and to obtain an indication of the maturity levels per industry sector. Additionally, the aim was to compare the results of the 2017 survey to the 2016 and 2015 surveys to analyse whether the maturity levels have improved over the past year or remained the same. The survey was sent out to thousands of prospective respondents representing hundreds of organisations. Consultants were... Read more

BarnOwl / IRMSA Risk Maturity Survey 2016

February 3, 2016 11:05 am

The BarnOwl / IRMSA 2016 survey was conducted over the period of July / August 2016. The aim of the survey was to get an indication as to the risk maturity level across a broad range of organisations in Southern Africa and to get an indication of the maturity levels per industry sector. The aim was also to compare the results of the 2016 survey with the 2015 survey to get an indication of whether the maturity levels have improved over the past year. The survey was sent out to 1000’s of prospective respondents representing 1000’s of organisations. Consultants were... Read more

BarnOwl / IRMSA Risk Maturity Survey 2015

March 3, 2015 4:17 pm

The BarnOwl / IRMSA 2015 survey was conducted over the period of July / August 2015. The aim of the survey was to get an indication as to the risk maturity level across a broad range of organisations in Southern Africa and to get an indication of the maturity levels per industry sector. The survey was sent out to 1000’s of prospective respondents representing 1000’s of organisations. Consultants were given the option to complete the survey on behalf of one of their key clients, however, most consultants completed the survey in their own right.